DAVID BYRNE'S AMERICAN UTOPIA

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Showings

Chauncey -Theater 1 Wed, Sep 15 7:00 PM
Series Info
Series:Special Event
Film Info
Rating:Not Rated
Runtime:120 minutes
Director:Spike Lee
Year Released:2020
Production Country:USA
Language:English

Description

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"Just the kind of healing, inspiring balm that the audience needs right now." Ann Hornaday, The Washington Post

"An outstanding collaboration between two essential artists." Jordan Hoffman, Vanity Fair

"A joyous expression of art, empathy, and compassion."Brian Tallerico, RogerEbert.com

Directed by Oscar-winner Spike Lee, David Byrne's American Utopia is a groundbreaking cinematic event that inspires audiences to connect with each other and with the global community. This filmed version of the electrifying Broadway musical sensation brings Oscar, Grammy, and Golden Globe-winning musician David Byrne (Talking Heads) together with 11 musical artists from around the world to perform songs from across Byrne’s career. Hailed by critics as “pure bliss,” the performance is a joyful celebration of music and dance, a call to action to engage in our democracy, and an invitation to reimagine our own utopias. Featuring never-before-seen footage and a special introduction by David Byrne.